Girls named soccer stars

Eleven members of the Middlebury, Mount Abraham, Otter Valley and Vergennes high school girls’ soccer teams have earned postseason recognition, including three who earned berths on the Division II All-State Team.

Women’s hoop drops season debut

Visiting Mount Saint Mary edged the Middlebury College women’s basketball team on Saturday in the Panthers’ opener, 68-61. 

Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 17

Here’s what happened in Addison County sports recently, plus the schedule of upcoming games and events.

Tiger football falls to CVU with nail-biting finish

MUHS played tough to the end of the Division-I final but were vanquished by the Redhawks.

Cheer on MUHS football as they bus to the title game

MUHS fans are organizing a sendoff for the Tiger football team as it heads off the D-I championship game on Saturday.

Ritter, seniors win in home football finale

The Middlebury College football seniors and Coach Bob Ritter, who is stepping down after 22 years, made the most of their final home game on Saturday, when the Panthers cruised to a 48-34 victory over Hamilton.

Panther field hockey racks up another title

One of these years a NESCAC field hockey team will wrest the playoff championship away from Middlebury. But for now the Panthers’ dynasty rolls on.

Men’s soccer nets NCAA bid

Third-seeded Amherst ousted the No. 4 Middlebury College men’s soccer team from the NESCAC tournament on Saturday, 2-1, in overtime in a semifinal game played at Williams College. 

Scoreboard and schedule for Nov. 10

Here’s what happened in Addison County sports recently, plus the schedule of upcoming games and events.

Matthew Dickerson: With an uncle on the family farm

I sat on a wide chair atop a tall ladder, leaning against a pine tree with a mature oak growing around the back side of the tree, its brown and brittle leaves mingling with the green needles of the pine.

Tiger football tops Burr & Burton in D-1 semifinal

Tapping a strong defense and two touchdowns, MUHS completes a 7-1 streak and steps up to face CVU in the Division I final.

Eagle football falls to Windsor in semifinal contest

The top-rated Windsor team overwhelmed the Mount Abe-Vergennes combine in Saturday’s D-III semifinal.

Tiger boys’ soccer falls to Harwood despite late comeback

Playing down a man for much of the 2nd half, MUHS managed to tie the semi-final game, but the Highlanders won in overtime.

VUHS boys’ soccer stumbles in D-III playoffs

For the sixth year in a row the Commodores have posted a strong team but lost in the first or second round of the playoffs. Woodstock prevailed this time.

Tiger girls, boys excel at state meet

The Middlebury Union High School girls’ and boys’ cross-country teams finished second and third, respectively, in Division II at Saturday’s championship meet hosted by Thetford Academy. 

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